Results tagged “New York City” from Nation

Chik-Fil-A wants to take over New York, CEO still opposes same-sex marriage

"We don’t need bigots coming to New York City" states openly gay Councilman

Posted by Rhuaridh Marr
April 10, 2014 5:04 PM |
"We don’t need bigots coming to New York City." That's the reaction from openly gay Councilman Daniel Dromm, upon reading the story in USA Today that Chik-Fil-A plans to expand into New York. "They are not welcome here unless they can embrace all of New York’s diverse community, including the LGBT community," he told the Huffington Post. Chik-Fil-A's CEO, ... [Read]

In the midst of an uptick in reported hate crimes in New York City, responses vary. On Sunday, Democratic mayoral candidate and current City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced free self-defense classes. “This is the kind of violence and frequency and in severity we haven’t seen in a really long time,” Quinn, who is gay, told CBS New York. “It ... [Read]